Son of a man whose job was to bring puppet shows about government programmes around rural schools, Jagdish Amara, a puppeteer himself, has travelled the world to make his art come to life. The tales might be old, from the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, but his audience is ever-changing and new. His art form, and his income, will die if he doesn’t adjust, and his story is changing along with the stories he performs. He isn’t the only one. Kathputli Colony in New Delhi, where he has raised his children and grandchildren, is on the periphery by definition, a slum of migrant artists smack in the middle of developing, modern, urban Delhi. They have all lived for years with a pending eviction notice from the Delhi government to bulldoze their homes. The plan? To construct high-rise apartment buildings for middle class city-dwellers. Click here for more about Jagdish Amara.